Study links Factors to opioid overdose after initial opioid prescription

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What The Study Did: Patient- and prescription-related factors associated with opioid-related fatal or nonfatal overdose were investigated among 236,000 individuals.

Authors: Scott G. Weiner, M.D., M.P.H., of Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.45691)

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